How to Unmute an Instagram Story on the App

by Olivia Jones

Instagram users swiftly grow as people all around the globe like to use Instagram. It has become one of the most popular social media platforms after Facebook. Whenever you open the Instagram application on your device, you see the application story features in your device. It is a feature on Instagram much like the Snapchat one. This feature is one of the most liked features by its use ever since it launched.

Te Instagram Story features works smoothly because its user uses many particular things in the application. They post photos along with location, share events details, attending any ceremony location and much more stuff. With the use of Instagram, you can easily find the location of your friend and family by their post location, like where they are, where they go, etc. If the people post regularly, then you need to scroll more on your device to view the news feed of the friends.

Whenever you open the Instagram application, you can see the stories icon that appears on the top of your screen as a circle icon. That preview stays 24 hours in your device and after that, the stories are removed automatically. Here you can see your friend’s stories and your loved ones. Sometimes you don’t want to see the stories of some application so that you can avoid those users from your story. You can stop the view story features by using Instagram mute story option.

You can also reverse the change if have mute someone by mistake that you don’t want to mute.

In this blog, you will learn how to mute someone to stop viewing their story and unmute an Instagram user story.

Unmute Story on Instagram

There are three methods to unmute the Instagram user story from your application.

First method:

If you don’t know whose user Instagram story you have to mute, then you need to check their profile and find out the unmute option. Remember that the unmute option always appears below the user profile. Highlights is the part of their stories that they want to save on their profile for a long time.

  1. Search the Instagram user name in the search field that you want to mute.
  2. Tap on Unmute near the note.
  3. This option unmutes the story of the user from your news feed and appears in bold letter.
  4. After these steps, your friends or someone you have to unmute the story can view in your profile.

Second method:

Remember that this is the quick features to unmute the user stories.

  1. The last result as the same if you hit the three dots option that appears on the top of your screen as an Instagram profile.
  2. Choose mute.
  3. After hitting on the Mute, a new popup appear on your device and asks you what you want to do with the user as follows.
  4. Mute person’s post.
  5. Mute or Unmute their story.
  6. Exit option.
  7. Choose the unmute option from the display that displays as:-
    1. Mute Post
    2. Unmute Story
    3. Cancel.

Third method:

This is the last method that you can use it to unmute a user story from your Instagram account.

  1. Launch the Application. On the top of the screen, a circle icon appears on the device as stories.
  2. Slide the icon from left to right.
  3. In the last option, there is a “muted stories” preview on your screen.
  4. Her you can check that unmute story icon has not a red circle that is a symbol of active stories.
  5. Hit and hold for few moments on the story icon of that person you want to unmute.
  6. It will notify you to visit the user profile and allow you to unmute the story.
  7. Hit on the second option.

These steps are primarily used for that person who has muted in your account, or you don’t remember user’s name.

Why Unknown Instagram User Stories Preview

Sometimes while using your Instagram account, you notice that some certain users stories preview into your stories. Instagram collects all the information from the social media application you have used in your device. This information gathered for you to make your experience better as shown:-

  1. Showing certain people’s stories popup first.
  2. Showing certain posts pop up first on the feed.
  3. Updating more relevant advertisement.
  4. Suggesting you follow those people maybe you know.
  5. Suggesting you follow the page that is relevant to you.

The application collects some other data according to your use that comes from the story feed, and Instagram uses as given:-

  1. You chat most with the user.
  2. You like and comment on most of the users.
  3. You are visiting most of the users.
  4. You view most of the users.
  5. Pause someone’s stories.
  6. By clicking and holding for a moment, it previews you to see the profile in a better look.
  7. You can also pause the Instagram story by clicking and holding on the user profile.


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Created on Feb 24th 2020 00:58. Viewed 160 times.


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